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Wetland Treasures of the Carolinas (Carolina Wetlands Association)

Wetland Treasures of the Carolinas (Carolina Wetlands Association)

Wetlands are natural treasures, but unfortunately have long been misunderstood and undervalued. Through the Wetland Treasures of the Carolinas program, the Carolina Wetlands Association (CarWA) seeks to increase public awareness and appreciation of wetlands, and to generate pride in, and commitment to, protection and stewardship of significant wetlands in North and South Carolina. In 2016,Read more about Wetland Treasures of the Carolinas (Carolina Wetlands Association)[…]

Ecological Forestry Practices for Bottomland Hardwood Forests of the Southeastern U.S. (Forest Stewards Guild)

Ecological Forestry Practices for Bottomland Hardwood Forests of the Southeastern U.S. (Forest Stewards Guild)

Bottomland hardwood forests are critically important to biodiversity, wildlife, carbon storage, recreation, and clean water in the Southeastern U.S. Unfortunately, these forests are exceptionally threatened by land conversion, invasive species, raising temperatures, more frequent intense storms, and altered hydrology. The Forest Stewards Guild’s new report, Ecological Forestry Practices for Bottomland Hardwood Forests of the SoutheasternRead more about Ecological Forestry Practices for Bottomland Hardwood Forests of the Southeastern U.S. (Forest Stewards Guild)[…]

Vanishing Treasures (Dogwood Alliance)

Vanishing Treasures (Dogwood Alliance)

Sixty-five percent of the nation’s wetland forests are located in the Southern United States. They provide critical community benefits such as clean water, flood protection and a higher quality of life. They rank among the most important in the nation for carbon sequestration and biodiversity. Their protection is an urgent national conservation and climate priority. DespiteRead more about Vanishing Treasures (Dogwood Alliance)[…]